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  • "The Chosen One" banner hangs at the Stretford End during the English Premier League football match in Manchester, northwest England, on March 29, 2014
    'Chosen One' banner removed after Moyes sacking AFP News - 1 hour 26 minutes ago

    The last visible evidence of David Moyes' miserable reign at Manchester United was removed on Thursday as the infamous 'The Chosen One' banner was taken down from the … More »'Chosen One' banner removed after Moyes sacking

    "The Chosen One" banner hangs at the Stretford End during the English Premier League football match in Manchester, northwest England, on March 29, 2014

    The last visible evidence of David Moyes' miserable reign at Manchester United was removed on Thursday as the infamous 'The Chosen One' banner was taken down from the Stretford End at Old Trafford. Moyes was sacked on Tuesday after just 10 months in charge of United and the much-maligned Scot is quickly being erased from …

  • Sunderland's midfielder Sebastian Larsson (L) clashes with Chelsea's midfielder Ramires during an English Premier League football match at Stamford Bridge in London on April 19, 2014
    Chelsea's Ramires hit with four-game ban AFP News - 1 hour 29 minutes ago

    Chelsea midfielder Ramires will miss the rest of the club's Premier League campaign after accepting a four-match ban for violent conduct on Thursday. Ramires had until … More »Chelsea's Ramires hit with four-game ban

    Sunderland's midfielder Sebastian Larsson (L) clashes with Chelsea's midfielder Ramires during an English Premier League football match at Stamford Bridge in London on April 19, 2014

    Chelsea midfielder Ramires will miss the rest of the club's Premier League campaign after accepting a four-match ban for violent conduct on Thursday. Ramires had until 1700GMT on Thursday to respond to a Football Association charge after he struck Sunderland's Sebastian Larsson in an off-the-ball incident during his team's …

  • Dortmund's head coach Juergen Klopp looks on prior to a German first division Bundesliga football match on April 19, 2041 in Dortmund, western Germany
    Dortmund's Klopp again rules out Man Utd job AFP News - 1 hour 32 minutes ago

    Borussia Dortmund's charismatic coach Jurgen Klopp reiterated Thursday he will not be joining Manchester United despite UK media reports linking him to the vacant manager's … More »Dortmund's Klopp again rules out Man Utd job

    Dortmund's head coach Juergen Klopp looks on prior to a German first division Bundesliga football match on April 19, 2041 in Dortmund, western Germany

    Borussia Dortmund's charismatic coach Jurgen Klopp reiterated Thursday he will not be joining Manchester United despite UK media reports linking him to the vacant manager's job following David Moyes' dismissal. "It's a bit uncomfortable to give someone a rejection when no offer has come, but it looks like that's what I …

  • Sharapova into last eight in Stuttgart WTA AFP News - 1 hour 45 minutes ago

    Defending champion Maria Sharapova reached the last eight of the Stuttgart WTA tournament on Thursday with a convincing 6-4, 6-3 win over fellow-Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. … More »Sharapova into last eight in Stuttgart WTA

    Defending champion Maria Sharapova reached the last eight of the Stuttgart WTA tournament on Thursday with a convincing 6-4, 6-3 win over fellow-Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. The 27-year-old Sharapova needed just one hour, 32 minutes to see off Pavlyuchenkova to pick up her tenth straight win in Stuttgart, having won …

  • Richie Porte from Australia waves to the crowd on the podium after stage 5 of the 2014 Tour Down Under cycling race at Willunga Hill near Adelaide on January 25, 2014
    Missing Giro was my choice, says Porte AFP News - 2 hours 7 minutes ago

    Australian Richie Porte has revealed that it was his decision rather than Team Sky's to take him off their Giro d'Italia team in May. Sky announced their nine-man Giro … More »Missing Giro was my choice, says Porte

    Richie Porte from Australia waves to the crowd on the podium after stage 5 of the 2014 Tour Down Under cycling race at Willunga Hill near Adelaide on January 25, 2014

    Australian Richie Porte has revealed that it was his decision rather than Team Sky's to take him off their Giro d'Italia team in May. Sky announced their nine-man Giro team on Thursday, with Briton Peter Kennaugh, Dario Cataldo of Italy and Belarussian Kanstantin Siutsou leading the British team, who will be aiming for …

  • Brazilian national football team coach, Luiz Felipe Scolari speaks on April 24, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Scolari reveals some of World Cup squad, lauds Neymar AFP News - 2 hours 10 minutes ago

    Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari on Thursday revealed eight of his squad for the World Cup, including four skippers, while adding he has no concerns with the form of … More »Scolari reveals some of World Cup squad, lauds Neymar

    Brazilian national football team coach, Luiz Felipe Scolari speaks on April 24, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil

    Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari on Thursday revealed eight of his squad for the World Cup, including four skippers, while adding he has no concerns with the form of striker Neymar. Two weeks before officially unveiling his final squad, Scolari said he was appointing Thiago Silva of Paris Saint Germain, Chelsea's David …

  • Spain's Nicolas Almagro in action in Monaco on April 15, 2014
    Almagro avenges Houston loss in Barcelona AFP News - 2 hours 30 minutes ago

    World number 20 Nicolas Almagro overcame fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco 6-3, 6-3 to move into the quarter-finals of the Barcelona Open on Thursday, avenging his defeat … More »Almagro avenges Houston loss in Barcelona

    Spain's Nicolas Almagro in action in Monaco on April 15, 2014

    World number 20 Nicolas Almagro overcame fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco 6-3, 6-3 to move into the quarter-finals of the Barcelona Open on Thursday, avenging his defeat in the Houston final. Verdasco had beaten Almagro to take the title in Houston 11 days ago, but the sixth seed took his revenge as just one break in …

  • A computer generated image, released by the Organising Committee of Qatar 2022, shows the stadium to be built in Al-Wakra
    Qatar to downsize stadium plans AFP News - 3 hours ago

    Qatar may build fewer grounds than the scheduled 12 for the 2022 World Cup to reflect the "size of the country", organisers said Thursday after consulting with world … More »Qatar to downsize stadium plans

    A computer generated image, released by the Organising Committee of Qatar 2022, shows the stadium to be built in Al-Wakra

    Qatar may build fewer grounds than the scheduled 12 for the 2022 World Cup to reflect the "size of the country", organisers said Thursday after consulting with world governing body FIFA. "FIFA decided with the Qatar organising committee to examine a reduction in the number of stadiums that had been fixed at 12 in a manner …

  • A picture of Recife, in northeastern Brazil, taken on June 18, 2013
    Recife named in 12-strong World Cup fan fest list AFP News - 3 hours ago

    FIFA on Thursday announced 12 World Cup fan fests, including the northern city of Recife, where authorities had previously said it would not go ahead on cost and security … More »Recife named in 12-strong World Cup fan fest list

    A picture of Recife, in northeastern Brazil, taken on June 18, 2013

    FIFA on Thursday announced 12 World Cup fan fests, including the northern city of Recife, where authorities had previously said it would not go ahead on cost and security grounds. Fan fests -- huge street parties for ticketless fans -- proved successful on their launch at the 2006 World Cup in Germany and continued in …

  • David Moyes reacts during an English Premier League football match in Manchester, northwest England on October 26, 2013
    Moyes will survive, says Martinez AFP News - 3 hours ago

    Everton manager Roberto Martinez believes that sacked Manchester United boss David Moyes will bounce back quickly and find himself a new job. The Scot lasted just 10 … More »Moyes will survive, says Martinez

    David Moyes reacts during an English Premier League football match in Manchester, northwest England on October 26, 2013

    Everton manager Roberto Martinez believes that sacked Manchester United boss David Moyes will bounce back quickly and find himself a new job. The Scot lasted just 10 months at Old Trafford before paying the price for what had become a disastrous season by United's standards. Defeat last weekend to Everton, where Moyes …

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